Writing Help

Need help with writing? Get help in person at the Writing Help Desk or online by following our links at the bottom of this page!!

The Writing Help Desk

St. Olaf's Writing Center - consultants available - appointments available but not necessary.

  • Any St. Olaf student who wants help with writing can meet with a consultant in the Writing Help Desk
  • Writing consultants are trained to help with any stage of the writing process
  • Writing consultants are also trained to help multilingual students with English
  • Most sessions are one-to-one. We also welcome small groups working on the same writing assignment
  • Appointments are available by calling the Academic Support Center at 507-786-3288
  • Walk-in appointments may be possible when a consultant is available

For more check out the Writing Help Desk Page.

One-to-One Consulting for Writing

  • For multilingual students, students with disabilities, and underprepared students
  • One-to-one consulting is like going to the Writing Help Desk with the added benefits that come from making a commitment to work regularly with the same writing consultant who knows you and your goals
  • A consultation with the Writing and Multilingual Writing Specialist is the first step to take – call the
    Academic Support Center at 507-786-3288 for an appointment

Writing Help Desk Hours

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m and 7 - 10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1:30 - 5 p.m. and 7 - 10 p.m.

Online Resources

Assignment Calculator

Useful Writing Tips on College Websites

Writing Tips by Subject

Writing Consultant Training Resources

Multilingual Student Perspective

Multilingual Student Training Handout

Multilingual Student Consultant Session

Reading in Preparation for Writing